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UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Nationality, Age, Qualification, Physical Requirements

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Nationality, Age, Qualification, Physical Requirements

Edited By Prabakaran K | Updated on Jan 02, 2024 04:29 PM IST | #UP PCS
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UPPSC has mentioned the UPPSC PCS 2024 eligibility criteria in the official notification. Applicants looking to apply for the UP PCS exam must meet the UP PCS eligibility criteria before filling the UPPSC PCS 2024 application form. The UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria 2024 are based on nationality, age limit, educational qualification and physical.

As per the UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria, applicants between 21 to 40 years will be able to fill the application form. Candidates belonging to the reserved category are eligible for age relaxation in the UP PCS exam. For more information on the UPPSC PCS 2024 and ACF/ RFO eligibility criteria read the article below.

UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria 2024 - Overview

Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services and ACF/ RFO Services Examination

Examination Body

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission

Exam level

State

Application mode

Online

UPPSC PCS Eligibility

Age limit - 21 years to 40 years

Nationality - Indian

Educational Qualification - Varies post wise

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024

The different components for UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • Nationality

  • Age limit

  • Educational Qualification

  • Physical requirement (as per posts)

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Nationality

A citizen of India or Indian origin can apply for the UPPSC PCS 2024 exam. For more details on the UPPSC PCS eligibility on nationality check the points below.

  • Citizen of India or

  • Subject of Bhutan/ Nepal or

  • Tibetan refugee who moved to India, with the intention of permanently settling here before January 1, 1962, or

  • People of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Other Quick Links: UPPSC PCS exam dates 2024

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Age Limit

UPPSC will prescribe the UP PCS 2024 age limit in the official UPPSC notification. As per the UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria, candidates between 21 to 40 years will be able to fill the UPPSC application form. Reserved category candidates are eligible for age relaxation as per the rules set by the Commission. For more details, check the table given below:

UPPSC PCS 2024 eligibility criteria - Age Limit

Category

UP PCS age limit

General

21 to 40 years

PH

21 to 55 years

UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria 2024 - Age Relaxation

Category

UPPSC PCS Age Relaxation

SC of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

ST of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

OBC of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

Skilled players of classified games of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

State Govt. employees of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

Physically handicapped candidates of Uttar Pradesh

15 to 55 years

Emergency Commissioned Officers of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

Short Service Commissioned Officers of Uttar Pradesh

5 to 45 years

Ex-Army Personnel of Uttar Pradesh who have rendered five years service in Army

5 to 45 years

Quick Links: UPPSC PCS syllabus 2024

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Educational Qualification

UPPSC PCS educational qualifications for all the posts will also be notified in the official notification. According to the UPPSC PCS eligibility, candidates must have passed their bachelor’s degree to be eligible for the UP PCS exam. For more details on the UPPSC PCS educational qualifications eligibility, check the table below:

UPPSC PCS education qualification as per posts

Post

Educational Qualification

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)

Law Graduate

District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B” (Development Branch)

Agriculture Graduate

District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer

Post Graduate Degree

Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/ Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)

Degree in Science with Physics / Mechanical Engg. As one subject.

District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)

Commerce Graduate

District Probation Officer

Post Graduate Degree in Psychology / Sociology / Social Work / any qualification equivalent thereto or Post Graduate Diploma in any Branch of Social Work from any recognised Institute of Social Work.

Assistant Labour Commissioner

Degree in Arts with Sociology/ Economics/ Commerce/ Law as a subject

District Programme Officer

Degree in Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work.

Senior Lecturer, DIET

Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed.

Statistical officer

Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Mathematical Statistics / Statistics / Agricultural Statistics from a recognised university

Designated Officer / Food Safety Officer

(1) Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India Or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto,

Or

(2) At least one of the qualifications prescribed for Direct Recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer given as below:

A Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognised University, or any other equivalent/recognised qualification notified by the Central Government.

Provided that no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety Officer.

Distt. Horticulture officer

Group-2 Grade-1

B.Sc (Agriculture) / B.Sc (Horticulture) Degree from a recognised University or Institute

Labour Enforcement Officer

Bachelor's degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Degree in Law /Labour relation / Labour welfare/ Labour/ Law/ Commerce/ Sociology/ Social work/ Social welfare / Trade Management/ Personnel Management

Extension Service officer Group-2

B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course from Govt. Fruit Preservation and Canning Institute, Lucknow or any other recognised Institute, or 3 years diploma in Hotel Management and Catering from a recognised Institute, or M.Sc.in Food Technology.

Or

M.Sc. Degree in Horticulture, with special paper in Food Processing.

Assistant Director Industries (Marketing), Assistant Director Industries (Handloom)

Post Graduate Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology or Post Graduate Degree in Textile Industries of any recognised Institute or minimum Graduation Degree in Textile Technology.

Information Officer / District Information Officer / Script Writer / Feature Writers / In Charge, English

(A) Essential qualification:

A Bachelor's degree with Hindi as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto.


Diploma in Journalism or 5 Years Journalistic experience.


(B) Preferential qualification:

Experience in writing articles, scripts and features in newspapers and magazines.


Bachelor Degree in Journalism from a University established by law in India or any Institution recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto. Diploma in Music / Lighting / Acting / Direction etc. from any institute recognized by the Government.

Principals, Government Intermediate Colleges (For Boys or Girls)

(i) A Postgraduate degree from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto.

(ii) L.T. Diploma of the Department of Education, Uttar Pradesh, or B.T.or B.Ed. or an equivalent Degree of a University. At least three years of teaching experience in High School or Intermediate Classes or Classes higher than above from a College or University established by law in India or any such Institution recognised by the Government.

Note: The UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria in the official notification reads, “In case of special educational qualification posts, the candidates must mention their options clearly, 'yes', in that conditions only they shall be considered for the posts bearing special education qualification.”

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UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 for ACF/ RFO

Post

Essential Qualification

Assistant Conservator of Forest

A Bachelor's degree with at least one of the subject namely Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Statistics or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a University established by Law in India or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time, or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto.

Range Forest Officer

A Bachelor's Degree with two or more of the subjects, namely Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Geology, Agriculture, Statistics, Horticulture and Environment or Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science from a University established by Law in India or possess a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent thereto.

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Physical

According to the UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria, some posts mentioned in the UPPSC PCS 2024 notification will also ask for certain physical standards to be met by candidates during their physical examination. Check the tables below for post wise physical requirements.

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria for DSP

Category

Height (Cm.)

Chest (Cm.)

Unexpanded

Expanded

For Male candidates

General, OBC of Citizens and SC

165

84

89

ST

160

79

84

For Female candidates

General, OBC of Citizens and SC

152

Not applicable

ST

147

Minimum weight for female candidates of

all categories

40 kg

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria for District Commandant Home Guard

Category

Height (Cm.)

Chest (Cm.)

Unexpanded

Expanded

For Male candidates

165

84

89

For Female candidates

150

79

84

For the candidates of ST and Male Candidates of Kumayun and Gadhwal Divisions.

160

84

89

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria for Excise Inspector

Category

Height (Cm.)

Chest (Cm.)

Unexpanded

Expanded

For Male candidates

165

81.2

86.2

For Female candidates SC/ ST

147

Not applicable

For other female candidates

152

Note: For more details on the physical requirements of other posts, read the UPPSC PCS 2024 eligibility criteria in the official notification.

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Marital Status

  • Male candidates who are married to more than one woman are not eligible.

  • Female candidates married to a man who already has a wife are not eligible.

UPPSC PCS Application Form 2024

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the UPPSC PCS 2024 application form on January 1. Candidates who meet the UPPSC PCS eligibility criteria can apply for the UPPSC PCS exam at the official UPPSC website till February 2. Applicants first need to complete the UPPSC 2024 registration.

After completing the registration process, they will have to move forward to fill the UPPSC PCS application form. The details required to be filled in the application form are personal details, UPPSC PCS 2024 exam centre, communication details, etc.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the age limit to apply for the UPPSC PCS exam?

The age limit to apply for UPPSC PCS 2024 exam is 21 to 40 years.

2. What is the minimum educational qualification required to apply for the UPPSC PCS 2024?

Applicant must have a graduation degree to apply for UPPSC PCS recruitment 2024.

3. Is UPPSC PCS a gazetted post?

Yes, UPPSC PCS is a gazetted post.

4. What is the UPPSC PCS selection process 2024?

UPPSC PCS 2024 selection process has three stages.

  • Prelims

  • Mains

  • Interview

5. When is the UPPSC PCS notification 2024 going to be released?

UPPSC has released the UPPSC PCS notification 2024 on January 1 on the official website.

6. Where can I download previous year UPPSC PCS question papers?

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Hello aspirant,

One of the most well-liked state civil service examinations in the nation is the UPPSC PCS test. The UPSC IAS test pattern is now more similar to the UP PCS exam pattern thanks to changes made by the UPPSC in recent years. Every year, thousands of candidates take the UPPSC PCS exam in hopes of being hired by the state as Group A and B officers.

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Hello aspirant,

In the official notification, UPPSC made reference to the UPPSC PCS 2023 qualifying requirements. Before submitting the UPPSC PCS 2023 application form, candidates who wish to sit for the UP PCS exam must be eligible according to the UP PCS eligibility requirements. The UPPSC PCS 2023 eligibility requirements are based on physical requirements, nationality, age restriction, and educational requirements. In accordance with the UPPSC PCS eligibility requirements, applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 40 to submit an application. In the UP PCS exam, candidates from the reserved category are eligible for an age reduction.

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Hello,

Yes. You may write your optional paper in English while completing the remaining papers in Marathi or Hindi, two additional acceptable languages.

A candidate may choose to respond to each question paper in either English or one of the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India, with the exception of the Qualifying Language Papers, Papers A and B. Despite this, candidates who choose to write Papers I through V in any of the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India may also choose to write the Optional Papers in English. This does not apply to Papers A and B, which are the Qualifying Language Papers.

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Dear aspirant,

As you mentioned your query let me tell you that on a general basis not a single conducting body rejects just on the basis of photograph.

They will intimate you by mail or sms to upload the new photograph with corrects dimensions and size and check it accordingly.

Hello Candidate,

You need to do is check if the Community that you belong to in UP SC Category also falls under SC Category in Delhi. Because some times SC Communities list differs from State to State. If your Category from Delhi also falls under UP SC Community list, then showing that, you might have to get a SC Certificate so that you can avail SC Reservation in UP as well. Now, you studying in Delhi makes you eligible for claiming Delhi domicile but because the Category certificate is that of Delhi's there might be an issue. Not all the Communities listed in the UP SC Caste list are also listed under Delhi SC Caste list. And then there is a separate Central SC list too. So to avoid any confusions and last minute hurdles, it is for your own good to get a SC Caste Certificate from the UP as well.


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